Even as travel remains risky at this time, thoughts of grand hotels pique the imagination and desire for escape. For the armchair traveler, here are suggestions of non-fiction titles, novels and films all set in hotels. Click to enlarge. Continue reading Hotel Stories, Real and Imagined
The library is pleased to share this link to a story by Vivian Hudson, published recently in an online literary journal. Congratulations Vivian! https://www.fiveminutelit.com/five-minutes/act-of-faith About Vivien:Vivien Hudson, lives in Beaconsfield, and participates in the Pointe-Claire writers group. She also enjoys music, travel … Continue reading Circle of Life Writer gets published!
On Wednesday, March 10, 2021 as part of the Pointe-Claire Public Library lectures, Jason Bolanis spoke about the video series he created on his life growing up in the suburbs. What stemmed from his series was an accidental in-depth, grassroots … Continue reading Bucket List Guy – with Jason Bolanis
The library is pleased to share this link to a story by Pamela Conner, published recently in an online literary journal. The story began in the Circle of Life Writers workshop offered at the Pointe-Claire Library. Congratulations Pamela! https://www.fiveminutelit.com/five-minutes/guava-jelly About Pamela:Pamela … Continue reading Circle of Life Writer gets published!
The library is pleased to have a display and to make book recommendations on the occasion of International Women’s Day this March. The UN Women’s theme for this year is Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 … Continue reading INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, March 8, 2021
In honor of Black History Month, we are pleased to offer some fiction and non-fiction reading suggestions. Reference staff are always happy to help with you with book suggestions. Call us at 514-630-1218, ext. 1630, or come see us at … Continue reading February is Black History Month
Bestselling novelist John le Carré has died at the age of 89 after a short illness. David John Moore Cornwell, better known by his pen name John le Carré, was a British author of espionage novels. He drew on his experiences working for the … Continue reading In Honour of Bestselling Author John le Carré
During the Journées de la culture, from September 25 to October 25, we asked that you give a book a second life with materials supplied by the library. Here are a few of the artworks created. Thanks to all the … Continue reading Journées de la culture 2020 – Artistry with books
More films, audiobooks, eBooks and comics! When you borrow from the Hoopla Bonus Borrows collection, no debit is made from your monthly allowance of 10 items. Several new and exciting collections are available, with over 1,000 titles to choose from. … Continue reading Hoopla Bonus Borrows are back for November!
For your reading enjoyment, here is a list of the best in Crime Fiction, as reviewed by the American Library Association. Click on page to enlarge. Continue reading Top Crime Reads